Shire of Serpentine JarrahdaleEconomic profile
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Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale

Characteristics of the unemployed

4.0% of the resident workforce of the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale were unemployed in 2011, compared to 4.7% in Western Australia.

The local unemployed resident includes all people who are residents in the local area who are looking for part-time or full-time work. This is an important resource for the local economy, their characteristics inform us about the skills that are available locally, even if they are not currently employed in the local economy.

For an overview of unemployment levels and trends in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale go to the Unemployment page.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Characteristics of the unemployed ()
Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale20112006Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons3634.04.71622.53.8+201
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years14740.536.65131.535.0+96
25 - 54 years18450.753.19860.555.0+86
55 - 64 years328.88.9138.09.1+19
65 years and over00.01.400.01.00
Looking for--------------
Full-time work21459.059.78150.058.3+133
Part-time work14941.040.38150.041.7+68
Bachelor or higher degree174.713.263.710.7+11
Advanced diploma or diploma185.06.7138.06.4+5
Certificate level10027.519.83219.817.1+68
No qualifications20155.455.410162.359.5+100
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1214038.648.05131.541.3+89
Year 113710.212.91811.113.3+19
Under Year 1014840.831.07244.436.6+76
Still attending195.25.2116.85.4+8
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59929481.082.7--------
$600 to $1,249318.59.7--------
$1,250 to $1,999 123.33.1--------
$2,000 or more 113.01.9--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home102.820.574.316.6+3
Has broadband internet access at home28979.671.16640.740.9+223
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)12233.629.76338.930.7+59

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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